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HIPPOPOTAMUS-LIKE FORMS

separate American genera towards the European horned genera
A genus sometimes united with AceratJieriutn, but still differin;
from it in some points, is Aphelops (Teleoceras)}- This animal i
more nearly approximated to " the modern standard" of Hhino

ceroses than, is its possible ancestor A.ceratherium. The skeleton
in general is more robust, even surpassing that of modern forms
and appoaching the Hippopotamus. There is a reduction in the
ineisoxB, which are limited to two pairs, and the lower molars
. jLmer. Mus. JKTat. m&t. x. 1898, p. 61.